News & Events

  • Hospice volunteers add a little holiday cheer

    Care Initiatives Hospice - Cedar Rapids volunteers Sheryl Hein (left) and Ann Howell spent hours in the past few weeks stitching together dozens of colorful holiday pillowcases. Along with Ann's husband, Steve, and Spiritual Care & Bereavement Counselor James Goodrich, the group had the pleasure of delivering the festive decorations to residents at Lantern Park Specialty Care (Coralville), Crestview Specialty Care (West Branch) and Heritage Specialty Care (Cedar Rapids). What a great way to spread the spirit of the season! 

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  • Hospice staff participate in Albia's Victorian Christmas

    Albia held its annual Victorian Christmas December 5. Downtown windows are decorated with an old fashioned twist in the era of Scrooge. Care Initiatives Hospice also got in on the act.


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  • Crestview Specialty Care receives Governor's Award

    Crestview Specialty Care in West Branch has received the 2015 Governor’s Award for Quality Care in Health Care Facilities.  The award was presented to Administrator Cheryl Mercer and her staff at a ceremony in late July by Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds and Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals Director (DIA) Rod Roberts.  2015 was already a great year with the facility receiving...

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  • Montezuma Specialty Care Passes State Survey with Zero Deficiencies

    Montezuma Specialty Care is pleased to announce that it has received a “Deficiency Free” result on its annual survey in September by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals.

    The annual survey, which is conducted over several days, covers over  500 quality, safety and performance issues such as medication management, proper skin care, assessment of resident’s needs, respect for residents rights and dignity, food service,...

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